Putting the wind in your organization's sails

 A wind rose, a predecessor to the compass, was used as early as the 13th century to help sailors navigate unknown waters. The spokes of  the "rose" indicate wind direction and frequency. 
Organizations operating in today's environment are sometimes like sailors in unknown waters, struggling with "winds" that can speed or slow progress. Our company helps clients pinpoint their current position and navigate to their desired destination

Windrose Vision is committed to utilizing data-driven, evidence-based approaches to help clients turn concepts into strategic actions resulting in efficiencies and cost savings. We assist organizations to measure the impact of their programs and initiatives and to disseminate lessons learned.

We specialize in policy analysis; program evaluation; strategic planning and organizational development; program development, management, and measurement; technical assistance and training; and research portfolio analysis for the U.S. federal government, businesses, foundations, and nonprofit organizations. We understand the intricacies of working with the federal government and directly with grantees.

Our services include:
  • Prospective and retrospective policy analysis
  • Formative, process, outcome, and impact evaluations
  • Strategic planning
  • Needs assessments and gap analyses
  • Feasibility/demonstration studies
  • Evaluability assessments
  • Metrics and performance measures
  • Process improvement

  • Cost-benefit and cost effectiveness analyses
  • Sustainability studies
  • Service utilization studies
  • Customer satisfaction surveys
  • Request for Information (RFI) analysis and reporting
  • Social impact analysis
  • Survey design and analysis
  • Statistical analyses of large-scale datasets

  • Bibliometric studies
  • Social network analysis
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Qualitative studies
  • Lessons learned studies
  • Organizational assessments
  • Group facilitation and training
  • Adapting, tailoring, and implementing programs for diverse populations